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In celebration of the 19th Amendment centennial of women’s right to vote the Museum of Tolerance together with The Female Quotient invites you to a special virtual program.
Commemorate a milestone in our democracy with a high impact presentation of Living Voices” Hear My Voice: Fighting for Women’s Right to Vote, that combines a theatrical performance with archival film footage to bring to life aspects of the 72 year struggle for women’s suffrage.
Explore the efforts of women of different racial and ethnic backgrounds in fighting for the right to vote and the ongoing struggles to fulfill this constitutional promise and raise women’s voices today, with distinguished guests Dr. Kenya Davis-Hayes, Professor of U.S. History, California Baptist University, researching the imaging of race and its impact on popular culture, and the women’s suffrage movement, and Shelley Zalis, internationally renowned thought leader and CEO of The Female Quotient, advancing gender equality across industries and career levels.
Join the conversation moderated by Liebe Geft, Museum of Tolerance Director.
Educators and students are welcome.
Kenya Davis-Hayes is a professor of US History at California Baptist University and studies the imaging of race and its impact on popular culture and the women’s suffrage movement. Her research has taken her around the world and she has lectured about the politic of American popular culture at universities in Rwanda, Beijing and Mexico City. She also served as an appointee to Cal Humanities, the state branch of the National Endowment for the Humanities and is the academic in residence for the Women’s Empowerment Foundation.
|Shelley Zalis an internationally renowned thought leader for advancing equality in the workplace and CEO of The Female Quotient. As the first female chief executive ranked in the research industry’s top 25, she changed the game, helped elevate feminine values in the workplace and has devoted herself to becoming a mentor and role model to women and leaders in her industry. Today, through The Female Quotient, Zalis is advancing gender equality across industries and career levels.|